Calendars

Events are covered regionally & on a national scale. This includes listings for special gatherings, recurring events, & one-time affairs. Each listing is sorted by the date of the event then color coded by the nature of their interest: 

  • Alternative Music & Culture in Rust.
  • BDSM & Fetish in Red.
  • Lifestyle & Swinger in Green.
  • Gay, Bi, & Transgender in Wine
  • Mainstream in White.

Please note: some crossover will often exist, so the function in question will be listed by the nature that most predominantly reflects the general practice of its venue.

  • Our Main Calendar 2017 -&- 2018 offers a FULL listing of all regional events.
  • Major National Events are listed on our Main Calendar & under their own page.
  • Please see Recurring Events for ongoing gatherings (excluding theme nights, weekly recurring events & munches are no longer listed in the Main Calendar).
  • For News regarding recent developments in the scene, please see News & Notes.
  • For Featured Events & Concerts Coming Soon please see below...

Featured Events:

 

Please Note: This is only a partial list for featured events!  For the FULL list of what's going on throughout the scene, please see our Main Calendar. Thank you.

 

October:

 

The Maryland Renaissance Festival (rennfest.com): One of the nations largest Renn-Faires runs 'till Oct. 22nd.

  • Best Halloween Attractions for DC (TripAdvisor): Regional listing of top attractions running through all of October.
  • Best Halloween Attractions for Maryland (MDHauntedHouses): Regional listing of top attractions running through October.
  • Best Halloween Attractions for Philadelphia (VisitPhilly.com): Regional listing of top attractions running through October.
  • Best Halloween Attractions for Richmond (Funtober.com): Regional listing of top attractions running through October.

The DC Fetish Ball (DCFetishBall): I’d like to thank EVERYONE who made it out to the 10th Anniversary of The DC Fetish Ball. It was an amazing night w/ some of the best talent the scene has to offer. We had a stunning crowd, beautiful fashion, fantastic entertainment, plus a great level of play & social interaction. No doubt, it was an incredible night to celebrate 10 years in the scene!

 

As with every event, I’m humbled by the unbelievable talent & dedication that stands by me each year to bring the magic to make it all happen. I thank everyone for their endless support, but most of all I thank my team for making this all possible.

          

20th-29th - Fantasy Fest (FantasyFest): Lifestyle festival meets Mardi Gras in Key West.

 

Tues 24th - DC High Heel Race (Facebook): As close as DC comes to Mardi Gras.

                 - Rockville Poly Munch (Fetlife): Local gathering for couples & singles.

                 - Hellfire Inclusive Happy Hour (Fetlife Groups) Formally TNG

 

Wed 25th - Lords of Acid w/ Combichrist Live (Soundstage): at the Balt. Soundstage.

                - Transit (Facebook): Weekly EDM Night in at Auld Shebeen downstairs.

                - Hump Day Happy Hour (Fetlife): Hosted by Baltimore TNG.

                - Frederick/Hagerstown Munch (Fetlife): Hosted in Central Maryland.
                - Philly Polyamorists (www.meetup.com/phillypoly): bi-monthly social
                - DC Prime Timers (PrimeTimersDC.org): Gathering of older gay/bi men

 

Thu 26th - DC Burner Happy Hour (LocalSixteen): Local 16 hosts a weekly happy hour.
                - GWAR Live (RamsHead): at Rams Head Live, Baltimore.

                - The Further Halloween Special (Facebook): Dark-electro dance party.

                - Asylum 13 (Facebook): Wilmington Del. weekly Dark Alt. night at Mojo 13.

                - Columbia Unwound (Fetlife): Monthly Happy Hour at the Alehouse.
                - DC After Dark (Fetlife): Meet & Greet Happy Hour at Dupont Italian Kitchen.

 

27th-29th - L.A. Comic Con (StanLeesLAComicCon): The nation's largest Comic Con.

                 - Va. Celtic Festival (VaCelticFestival): Celtic heritage festival in RVA.

                 - Nightmare Festival (NightmareFestival): Rave music festival at Ramblewood.

                 - Steamposium (Seatle-Steamposium): West coast gathering of Steampunk.

                 - The Fetish Fantasy Lifestyle Expo (FetishFantasyExpo): in Las Vegas.

 

Fri 27th - Drac's Ball (DracsBall): Philly's long standing Halloween Ball.

              - Dark & Stormy (Facebook): One of DC's last great nights for Goth-Industrial.

              - The Capitol Hell Ball (Facebook): Presented by BOUND at Stanton & Greene.

              - Bi Parties (Fetlife): On-premise play party in MD, DC, & N.Va.

              - Men's Kink Night (The-Crucible): All male kink night at The Crucible

 

Sat 28th - Endless Night Vampire Ball (EndlessNight): in the heart of New Orlean's.

              - Eighties Mayhem Halloween Ball (Facebook): at The Black Cat (NW DC).

              - Boudior Boheme (Facebook): A sensual masquerade w/ an edge of risque.

              - Halloween Ball (Facebook): Multi-Band platform, at Raw Ink Live.

              - Carnival of Curiosities (Facebook): Hallween Warehouse Rave NE DC. 

              - The Dead Milkmen Live (TheTroc): at The Trocadero, Philadelphia.

              - Fetish & Fantasy Haloween Ball (HalloweenBall): in the heart of Sin City.

              - Fetish Factory Halloween Ball (Fetlife): in Ft.Lauderdale, Florida.

              - Nuit Demonia (Nuitdemonia): In the heart of Paris.

              - Halloween Fetball Mansion Party (Fetlife): at a private location in Maryland.

              - Entre Nous Halloween Ball (EntreNousDC.com): hosted at Aura Lounge.
              - Tabu Halloween Party (TabuLife.com): Lifestyle Social & Play Party.
              - TPA Beautiful Nightmare (ThePrivateAffair.com): Lifestyle social play party.
              - PGC's 9th Annual HallowKink Ball (thepleasuregardenclub.net): Philly.
              - Spank & Paddle Party (www.sigmadc.org) hosted at Sigma's on-site dungeon.

              - Ziegfelds (www.ziegfelds.com) DC's Biggest & Best Drag Show (11pm).

 

28th-4th - Hedonism Halloween Week (HedonismII): Celbrating Hedonism's anniversary

 

Sun 29th - GWAR Live (TheTroc): at The Trocadero, Philadelphia.
 

Mon 30th - Devil's Night.

Tue 31st - Halloween / Samhain.

               - Evanescence Live (Facebook): Halloween Concert at the MGM Grand, Md.  

               - Hellfire Inclusive Happy Hour (Fetlife Groups) at Marrakesh/Aura Lounge

Regional Concerts:
 

Thu Oct 5th - KMFDM (State): at the State Theatre. Falls Church, Va.

Fri Oct 6th - Front 242 (Soundstage): at the Baltimore Soundstage.

Fri Oct 6th - Rob Zombie (Eventful): Midnight show at the Richmond Amplitheater.

Mon Oct 9th - KMFDM (Soundstage): at the Baltimore Soundstage.

Thu Oct 12th - Pink Floyde Laser Show (State): at the State Theatre, N.Va.

Fri Oct 13th - The Legwarmers (National): at the National, Richmond, Va.

Sat Oct 14th - Blues Travelers (Filmore): 30th Anniv.Tour at The Filmore, Silv.Spr, MD.

Tue Oct 17th - Blues Travelers (National): 30th Anniv.Tour at The National, Richmond.

Thu Oct 19th - Ministry (Filmore): at The Filmore in Silver Spring, MD.

Fri Oct 20th - GWAR (National): at The National, Richmond, Va.

Tues Oct 24th - Third Eye Blind (Filmore): at The Filmore in Silver Spring, MD.

Wed Oct 25th - Lords of Acid w/ Combichrist (Soundstage): at the Balt. Soundstage.

Thu Oct 26th - GWAR (RamsHead): at Rams Head Live, Baltimore.

Fri Oct 27th - Lords of Acid w/ Combichrist (TheTroc): at The Trocadero, Philadelphia. 

Sat Oct 28th - Day of Darkness Festival (RamsHead): at Rams Head Live, Baltimore.

Sat Oct 28th - Dead Milkmen (TheTroc): at The Trocadero, Philadelphia.

Sun Oct 29th - GWAR (TheTroc): at The Trocadero, Philadelphia.

Tue Oct 31st - Evanescence (Facebook): Halloween Concert at the MGM Grand, Md.  

 

Fri Nov 3rd - Flogging Molly (Eventful): at The Electric Factory, Philadelphia.

Sat Nov 4th - The Legwarmers (TheTroc): at The Trocadero, Philadelphia.

Sun Nov 5th - Imagine Dragons (LiveNation): at the Verizon Center, DC.

Tues Nov 7th - Frontline Assembly (State): at the State Theatre. Falls Church, Va.

Sun Nov 19th - Lady Gaga (Tickets): at the Verizon Center, NW DC.

 

Wed Dec 6th - The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Eventful): at the Richmond Colluseum.

Thu Dec 14th - The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (LiveNation): at the Verizon Center, DC.

Sat Dec 16th - Reverend Horton Heat (Eventful): at The Broadberry, Richmond, Va.

Sun Dec 17th - The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Eventful): Wells Fargo Center, Philly.

Tues Dec 19th - A John Waters Xmas (Soundstage): at the Baltimore Soundstage.

 

Fri Jan 5th - Led Zeppelin Tribute (RamsHead): at Rams Head Live, Baltimore.

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